NPR has written a lot about how income has changed (or not) for the rich, middle class and poor in the U.S. In the past, however, they have written much less about what the rich, middle class and poor actually do for work. To remedy that, NPR made this graph. It shows the 10 most popular jobs in […]

Airlines Charge Thousands Extra for a Few Inches of Legroom on Long Flights For most fliers, the ideal seat on a flight is usually in first or business class. However, for airlines, the sweet spot on long-haul flights is, increasingly, farther back in the plane. A new hybrid class, called premium economy, is appearing on […]

Readers: I came across an interesting article about logo evolution in Business Insider written by Jason Nazar (photo, right). Mr. Nazar is the co-founder and CEO of Docstoc.com, one of the premier online website for small businesses that provides the best quality and largest selection of documents and resources to help start, grow and manage  your small business and […]

I have now finished reading Steven B. Johnson’s riveting book, The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic–and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World. This has been a labor of love for me since I have known the story (or at least some of it), about the 1854 cholera epidemic in London, […]